RW-004 is a 2 track split release by Fonik & Noise
Research called 2 studies.
Fonik was formed by ex-members of Psychiatric Challenge
to carry on the performance and promotion of alternative,
experimental forms of music and improvisation.
Fonik also have releases on Electronic Musik, Casual
Seizures, Earth Monkey, Classwar Karaoke & Knife in
Noise Research (Ian Simpson) also has material released on the
Electronic Musik (UK), Rift Recordings (UK), Classwar Karaoke (UK),
Earth Monkey Productions (UK), A.M.P (S. America) & Bivouac (China)
Ian Simpson has adopted an uncompromising approach in both playing and performance which has led to his involvement as a performer with
‘The Frakture Big Band’ (Liverpool), Noise Club (Liverpool), Janx: The Gathering (Wirral), ‘Gnod’ (Manchester) Aht-N (Cumbria) & ‘Fonik’
Ian also actively organises and promotes performances in UK including the Pyramid Experimental Music Festival and Manchester based Electronic Organica Nights.
One of his most recent projects is a collaboration with sound artist Graham Dunning, the results of which have been released by Clinical Archives in January 2010. Ian has just finished the soundtrack to a short film, A Movement Towards (2010) by London based film-maker David Sant.
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